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Get artsy Jan. 26 with Cain Center for the Arts

The Cain Center for the Arts will host a day of culture during Connect with Culture Days, an annual Arts & Science Council event that provides the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community with free cultural experiences and activities.  The Cain Center will present multiple free visual arts experiences  Saturday Jan. 26 at Cornelius Town Hall from 10 a.m. to […]


Civil rights leader to speak at Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church

    Feb. 7. The Torrence Chapel AME Zion Church will celebrate Black History Month with a guest speaker who walked arm in arm with Martin Luther King during the historic Selma to Montgomery March 53 years ago. The Rev. Dr. Jesse Lee Douglas, Sr., an early leader in the Civil Rights movement who marched […]

Cashion’s Quik Shop employees honored for helping nab alleged crook

Feb. 23 – Two quick-thinking convenience store employees were honored Thursday by Cornelius Chief of Police Bence Hoyle for chasing a suspected robber who allegedly stole money from the store’s register on Jan. 17. Hoyle awarded Cashion’s Quik Stop employees Anne Price and Mary Sharris with the Chief’s Award of Recognition and $125 each as […]

Open house for proposed regional rec center in Cornelius planned for March 10

Feb. 22 – Mecklenburg County is planning a new regional recreation center and wants to hear from you. On Saturday, March 10th from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the County’s Park and Recreation Department, along with the parks departments from the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, will host an open house at Bailey Middle School to […]

Black History Month celebration Feb. 24 at Town Hall

Feb. 15 – The town of Cornelius PARC Department and the Smithville CommUNITY Coalition will host an annual Black History Month celebration February 24 from 1-3 p.m. at Cornelius Town Hall. The event is free and open to the public and will feature live performances from local historically-black churches and offer children’s activities and refreshments. […]

Volunteers needed for Smithville clean-up March 17

Feb. 15 – Operation Curbside Cleanup, an annual Smithville community clean-up event, is scheduled for March 17. Volunteers should meet at Smithville Park at 8 a.m. before setting out through the neighborhood to work. The clean-up event is organized by the Smithville Community Coalition in partnership with the North Catawba Neighborhood Association, the town of […]

Our Towns Habitat for Humanity names new leadership

Jan. 31 -The Our Towns Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors has selected new leadership for the organization. Chris Ahearn has been selected as Our Towns’ new chief executive officer, said Board President Scott Lagueux. Ahearn joins Our Towns after more than 17 years of service with Lowe’s Companies, Inc., last serving in the role […]

Town of Cornelius PARC Department

Cornelius PARC Department accepting public art submissions

Jan. 30 – The Cornelius PARC Department is accepting submissions for the 4th Annual Beyond Walls public art exhibit. The selected works will be installed at Robbins Park and will be on exhibit May 2018 – January 2019. Beyond Walls is open to artists across the United States who create artworks for public spaces. Robbins Park offers an […]


Ada Jenkins Center to celebrate 20th anniversary in Feb. with open house

Jan. 30 – The Ada Jenkins Center will celebrate its twentieth anniversary this year with an open house Feb. 15th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Ada Jenkins Center at 212 Gamble Street in Davidson. Today the Ada Jenkins Center continues to promote the importance of education and equal opportunity for all citizens. It […]

'Never Forget' Monument unveiled

Cornelius PARC department wins award for Never Forget 9/11 Monument

Jan. 30. The Cornelius PARC Department has been recognized with the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association’s Arts and Humanities Award for its public art installation, the Never Forget 9/11 Monument. The NCRPA Arts and Humanities award recognizes the most innovative and effective arts and humanities programs in the state.  Entries are judged on the […]